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their second time to the united states...and these afghan professors are enjoying the simple things in life. nat sound: "white mocha" simple things like drinking coffee...taking pictures... walking around san jose state's campus...and learning about modern journalism. they say it's a different picture than back home where journalists fear for their lives. ahamd zia ferozpur, a journalism lecturer at balkh university, says he's suprised at all the possibilites for students. (ahmad zia ferozpur/journalism lecturer at balkh university): "there are a lot of opportunities for students. they practice their journalism skills and they have radio, television, newspapers, and they have websites." the editor in chief of an afghan magazine says students in afghanistan face extreme lack of materials, like computers or even books. one of the other challenges is for afghan women--who sit on a different side of the room as men--wanting to go into journalism proffessions. in afghan society men and women are separated. in journalism school men and women sit on opposite sides of the classroom. (diane guerrazz
-s census bureau says latinos make up one of six residents in the united states. so with the election day less then two weeks away... will the latino vote have an impact (?) update news' pedro garcia shows us the last minute push to register latinos to vote. ">>>on the corner of story and king in east san jose...a group that advocates for immigrant rights...siren attempted to get latinos registered to vote. jeremy barousse/ siren "we are out here registering voters. it's the last day to register to vote in the state of california, so we've just launching this massive outreach to get those last minute immigrants who are out here who want to register to vote." in the united states, there are more than 21 million eligible latino voters. about 11 million of them are registered to vote. 6 and a half million voted in the previous election. political activist omar torres says every voice counts. omar torres/political activist "it's extremely important that we go out there and vote because our vote is important you know some of our family members came into this country to find a better life and w
. big changes are ahead for students at san jose state that were planning on taking excessive units in the coming semester. briana villalobos is live on campus to tell us about a new unit cap that will be implemented at sjsu next semester. briana? the administration is saying that the unit cap for undergraduate students is needed in order to predict how much faculty will be needed for the 2013 spring semester. ">>>only graduating seniors with graduation applications on file before december 12 1012 will be able to petition for excess units. "people are not going to be able to graduate in a timely fashion." music education coordinator dr. diana hollinger explains how the unit cap will put many students in jeopardy. "it reeked havoc on us as a major. for music because our degrees most all of them are one hundred and thirty two units instead of one hundred and twenty. which means to graduate in four years you have to take sixteen to seventeen units a semester." students are wondering how they will be able to graduate in a timely fashion since they need other classes outside of their maj
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